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Self Advocacy

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is about you and what you want in your life.
Advocacy is about speaking up and taking action.
Advocacy is about you being in control.

What is self advocacy?

Self advocacy is when people speak up for themselves and tell others what they think or want.

We call ourselves self advocates.

Self advocacy also happens in groups.

Together we can have a stronger voice and make sure we are heard.

What do we speak up about?

We speak up about lots of things:
Housing
Health
Having a Job
Relationships
Keeping safe
Transport
Having fun
Money
Support
Politics